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Senka - Bosnia and Herzegovina

“I talk with them, listen to what they’re saying and sometimes all they need is to be heard.”

For the last 18 months Senka, a retired teacher and volunteer, has been helping vulnerable migrants staying in Una-Sana Canton.

“I understand how difficult it is for them and I try to help them to get in touch with their families.” With experience of the Yugoslav Wars, the 70-year-old understands people who are forced to leave their homes.

Senka has been a volunteer for more than 30 years. “Volunteering is my lifestyle. Through it, I’ve experienced many happy as well as many sad moments and I'm grateful for all of them.”

Meet more of the people featured in our Stories of Life series. Photo: IFRC/Katarina Zoric